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About The Daily Buzz

The popular entertainment and news magazine program The Daily Buzz relaunched nationally on June 18 after a two-year hiatus. This fast-paced, one-hour program returned in its original format featuring celebrity interviews and profiles, gossip, and news-you-can-use that integrates paid publicity content covering a wide variety of verticals including consumer, fashion, finance, health, hospitality, sports, travel and many others.

Original anchors Lance Smith and Kia Malone returned to co-host the show with regular appearances by entertainment reporter Scott Carty in Los Angeles and Josh McBride in New York City. The Daily Buzz initially returns as a weekly program airing nationwide, in addition to appearing on multiple digital channels including Facebook, Twitter and Instagram

Meet the Cast

Kia Malone: Co-Host

Kia is a familiar face in the media landscape. She has 15+ years of broadcasting experience in both radio and local and national television, most notably as a long- running host of the nationally syndicated morning TV show ‘The Daily Buzz’. She also served as host of ‘Dance League’ on American Sports Network and contributor on ‘Hot Topics TV’.

Follow Kia on social:

Instagram: @kiamalone

Twitter: @kiamalone

Lance Smith: Co-Host

Lance Smith

Lance does it all in the entertainment industry. In addition to being an actor, an acting coach and children’s book author, Lance was the face of CMT for a decade hosting numerous weekly shows and specials before taking on co-host duties for The Daily Buzz from 2012-2014. This avid Tennessee Titans fan can be found at most home games broadcasting highlights on the jumbotron.

Follow Lance on social:

Instagram: @lncsmth

Twitter: @LncSmth

Scott Carty: West Coast Entertainment Reporter 

Scott is an Entertainment and Lifestyle Multimedia Host, covering movies, music, travel and tasting. (And, yes, he made up his own title.) He contributes to KOMO TV, the ABC affiliate in Seattle and appears on Cinephiled.com where he takes viewers behind the scenes on movie sets and covers the junket scene. Scott is also a Voice Actor and appears on numerous voiceover projects for radio and TV commercials, interactive media and computer gaming.

Follow Scott on social:

Instagram: @scartylive

Twitter: @scottcarty

Josh McBride: East Coast Entertainment Reporter


Josh is a contributor to The Wendy Williams Show, TODAY SHOW, HLN, former NY Correspondent on OK! TV, and host for “Style Confidential.” He was also an on-air jockey for 92.9HD2. He has contributed segments to NBC New York Live, Good Day NY-FOX 5, PIX11 NY, KCAL/KCBS Los Angeles, Windy City Live. He began his broadcasting career as an intern for Entertainment Tonight.

Josh is a huge coffee fanatic.  Josh enjoys a hard-core workout at the gym, although he may not seem to appear as buff as he says he is!  Born in Boston, Josh has always loved being in front of an audience.

Follow Josh on social:

Instagram: @joshymcb

Twitter: @joshymcb